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  • A day to reflect, to go on

    In Maryland and around the country, Sept. 11 will be a day of mournful choral music and memorial walks, of church bells and flag-raising, of button wearing and volunteering, of both pausing and going on. As the first anniversary of one of the most...
  • Georgetown before Georgetown became cool

    Part 3 of a three-part series about Georgetown. GEORGETOWN - Never mind that the oldest neighborhood in the nation's capital doesn't possess an instantly recognizable ZIP code, a la Beverly Hills 90210. Instead, Georgetown's cachet stems from its...
  • A presidency shaken finds 'higher calling'

    WASHINGTON - It looked as though George W. Bush would be a domestic president. He lacked seasoning in foreign affairs. The nation was at peace. Bush's plan: bring to the White House a recipe of reforms that he felt had made him a successful governor. "It...
  • Selling the mall generation on the likelihood of war

    THE PEARL Harbor generation had its famous "rendezvous with destiny." This generation had its famous rendezvous at the shopping mall. The Vietnam generation was blindsided by a war that was never exactly declared. This generation, blindsided by...
  • Congress must help Bush round up all the suspects

    WHAT'S THE difference between being held as a material witness and being detained without trial? Anyone? Anyone? It's a question that has popped up since Sept. 11, when terrorists hijacked four jets and crashed two into the Word Trade Center twin...
  • Enter a gateway to the mountains, more in Thurmont

    The most famous attraction in Thurmont is one the general public will likely never see for themselves. United States presidents since Franklin D. Roosevelt have been coming to Thurmont for rest and relaxation at Camp David, the official presidential...
  • State job stirs concern

    THE DAY AFTER Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and the state Board of Public Works laid off 43 employees this summer, a well-paid worker began in a newly created position. June Smith took the helm of the communications office of the state Department of...
  • For Clinton, a chance to mend legacy

    With his personal reputation in tatters but his political power still potent, Bill Clinton will have just two years to burnish his legacy and try to banish Monica Lewinsky to a footnote in his presidency. From Gennifer Flowers to the second...
  • 'There will be no one like him'

    Louis Lazarus Goldstein was the total package: indefatigable campaigner, skilled financial watchdog and accessible public servant, a 40-year incumbent who was unbeatable by challengers of either party. It seemed as if he had been comptroller of Maryland'...
  • Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary

    Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary
    Memories, one-liners and restroom horror stories abound regarding William and Mary's once-charming, grown-decrepit football stadium. Here's my favorite: Enthused by his team's play several years ago, a visiting assistant coach jumped from his chair in...
  • Jean Shepherd knew why people love fairs

    Jean Shepherd knew why people love fairs
    One of our readers complained this week that my column about the Allentown Fair's Preview Night focused too much on things she considers negative. "I read your article in this morning's newspaper and much of your article rings true," she wrote....
  • All the signs point to a reproduction

    Q: I recently bought a boot scraper with a pair of Scottie dogs at each side. There is a scraper plus two brushes mounted between the dogs. The dogs look to be either Hubley or National Foundry. I've hit a dead end on who made the scraper and value. It...